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How Do You Know What They Know? Formative Assessment with Technology
Hosted by: Allegheny Intermediate Unit
May 16 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 amAdmission: Free
The Allegheny Intermediate Unit, also known as the AIU, is part of Pennsylvania's public education system and is one of 29 Intermediate Units across the state. Our organization provides specialized educational services to Allegheny County's 42 suburban school districts and five vocational/technical schools. We employ more than 1,800 educators at 441 sites and operate 10 family centers and three schools for exceptional children. We offer about 140 programs and services for infants, young children,...
In this session, you’ll have an opportunity to try different web-based and tablet-enabled tools that can connect you directly with your students to use formative assessment in your classroom (and even outside of school). You will be able to determine which of the five shared tools is appropriate for your particular formative assessment goal; create an account for and utilize each of the following tools: Nearpod, Socrative, Kahoot!, Padlet and Plickers; learn from other participants (through discussion) additional ways to replace paper and pencil assessments with online tools; provide examples of classroom use of formative assessment after viewing several videos; read several articles related to the topic from professional journals/websites.